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Old 03-26-2012, 09:16 AM
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Beretta 92FS




Well about a week ago I picked up a NIB italian made Beretta 92FS. It had been sitting on a shelf at a local gun shop since 09 for $525 so I felt sorry for it and took it home. Ive got right around 350 rounds through it and not a single malfunction yet, and though it is fairly accurate and shoots to point of aim it doest hold a candle to my sig. For now at least its a keeper being the first centerfire beretta i've owned, and the fact that it is cheaper to shoot than my .45. I am also quite impressed with what good quality manufacturing goes into these guns for the money. I guess now its time to pick up a set of 9mm dies.

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Old 03-26-2012, 11:14 AM
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Congrats I have 8 days left before I pick mine up from California jail.
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:31 PM
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If only all of us were as generous as you in adopting a new family member! Glad you're enjoying it!
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:54 PM
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Forgot to say that, great price for a new one Here in cali they go for 650ish, I managed to get one at what is considered a really good deal for 550
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:14 PM
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Nice score. I had a 92F Compact in excellent condition that I picked up from a guy for $400. Functioned flawlessly. If you'll notice the mags feed almost straight into the chamber so there's very little the cartridge has to do to go straight into the chamber, that's part of why they work so reliably. CDNN has some pretty good prices on mags for the 92 and you can always put a Wolff 16# hammer spring in it to get the DA trigger pull down to a nice weight. Also, the INS Trigger Spring Conversion is a nice addition, Wolff has em' for $20 bucks and you'll never have to worry about a trigger spring breaking again or you can just replace the trigger spring every 3K rounds and not worry about the conversion. Anyway, congrats, nice looking gun ya' got there.
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:18 PM
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I like mine.

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Old 03-26-2012, 02:07 PM
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Congrats on your Beretta92 fs. Its a high quality firearm, I am sure you will enjoy it. I miss mine.
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:24 PM
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Very nice beretta. I have nine of them and love em!!
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:04 PM
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You'll love it. Mine turned into one of my favorite guns that will never be sold or traded.

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Old 03-26-2012, 11:03 PM
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I bought a 92FS a couple of years ago and liked it so much I picked up a compact last year. Very accurate and reliable firearms.
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Old 03-26-2012, 11:08 PM
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You'll love it. Mine turned into one of my favorite guns that will never be sold or traded.

Generally Im not a fan of non blue finish, but damn is that thing sexy. Love the grip/finish contrast. Gorgeous gun!
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Old 03-26-2012, 11:22 PM
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Well about a week ago I picked up a NIB italian made Beretta 92FS. It had been sitting on a shelf at a local gun shop since 09 for $525 so I felt sorry for it and took it home.
I find it hard to believe that they'd been sitting on it for that long, especially considering the price was reasonable.
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:07 AM
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My 92FS and some cash transformed itself into a 1911 and I couldn't be happier.
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:25 AM
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I find it hard to believe that they'd been sitting on it for that long, especially considering the price was reasonable.
Well around here they just dont seem to sell very well seems like everyone buys revolvers or .40 cal. If there buying an auto. Also it was sitting in this dealers safe all this time and he had forgot he had it so he decided to get it out and sell it.
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Old 03-27-2012, 07:35 AM
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I love the Beretta 92. It's a sweet shooter.
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Old 03-27-2012, 07:41 AM
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I got home from work today and opened the gun case and for some reason the Beretta looked kinda sad in there next to the TacOps. Maybe it was jealous about the fact that I spent a good 3 hours fondling the TacOps whilst sitting around doing nothing yesterday evening? So I guess tonight I will sit around and fondle the Beretta. Its so difficult picking a favorite I've always been a die hard 1911 fan and I absolutely love my TacOps but the Beretta is definately growing on me Im starting to think of them as my children.
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:50 PM
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I got home from work today and opened the gun case and for some reason the Beretta looked kinda sad in there next to the TacOps............. the Beretta is definately growing on me Im starting to think of them as my children.
A very dangerous malady Kyle M, pretty soon you will be just like............ShipWreck!
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:57 PM
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Great deal Kyle, congrats.

I have had mine since I bought it new in the early 90's!!

It is a great pistol and it will never leave my collection.

Yes it has Crimson Trace grips but I still have the originals.

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Old 03-27-2012, 08:11 PM
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Nice!

I picked up a like-new used 92FS last summer for $425 from Cabela's. I really like it. It's a permanent fixture in my collection.



Kinda makes me wonder why 1911's cost so much, when here we have a REALLY nicely made, all-metal pistol with excellent fit & finish, that goes for about $600 new. What gives? Because they make so much bank off military contracts?

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Old 03-27-2012, 08:20 PM
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I bought one years ago.
Then sold it.

Then bought another.
Then sold it.

Then bought another.
Then posted on this forum about how I keep buying 92s only to sell them.
Then sold it to a friend.

Three weeks ago I bought a new 92A1. We will see how long this one lasts. I should learn.

Congrats on your 92FS!
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:23 PM
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ive always liked the 92fs... and i like the compact model as well... I just need to take the plunge!

Great looking guns in this thread!
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:39 AM
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Nice.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:49 AM
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There isnt a more reliable combat pistol made,period. The Beretta is the most tested and scrutinized auto ever and as it nears 30 years in US service, one only needs to handle/shoot one to understand why it's become the legend that it is. The M9 and 1911 are as good as it gets in their respectful calibers , IMO.
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:17 AM
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I bought one years ago.
Then sold it.

Then bought another.
Then sold it.

Then bought another.
Then posted on this forum about how I keep buying 92s only to sell them.
Then sold it to a friend.

Three weeks ago I bought a new 92A1. We will see how long this one lasts. I should learn.

Congrats on your 92FS!
That sounds like me with Glocks. I've owned 5 of em' and always ended up selling them off. Figured out it was because they're striker fired and I like to see a hammer on my guns. Beretta makes some excellent guns, the slide on my 92F Compact was butter smooth and my PX4 Storm was pretty nice as well.
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:28 AM
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Kinda makes me wonder why 1911's cost so much, when here we have a REALLY nicely made, all-metal pistol with excellent fit & finish, that goes for about $600 new. What gives? Because they make so much bank off military contracts?
Buy a Rock. About the same price and guess what? It's a 1911!
Been thinking about getting a Beretta, just have to decide between the 92, and the PX4 Storm. The 92 feels awefully fat in my hand for some reason. Guess I'll have to cough up the range fees and rental fees to rent the lane, and both guns.... be about $70 to just see.....
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